the show that it's a sworn enemy of lying, pomposity, smugness and especially groupthink. it's really hurting this country. "hannity" takes over an hour from new york city. sean. >> sean: you are not going to want to miss any minute of this show. fox news alert, things are breaking very fast on three big major news stories we are covering tonight. we have new developments in the uranium one scandal. the phony russian propaganda dossier story. the clinton campaign paid for all of this. a huge win. the irs now admitting they were targeted by the obama administration. tea party groups. these massive scandals can no longer be ignored. we will demand answers from all of the people directly involved and that means it's time for hillary clinton and yes, president obama, to come clean about colluding with the russians and explain why anybody
gave vladimir putin 20% of america's uranium supply. hillary clinton, high ranking dnc officials all playing down when it comes to the phony and salacious dossier. we will cover that in tonight's opening monologue. before we get into all of that new there's a ton of it, i want to remind you that for over a year, democrats and members of the bias -- abusively biased -- press were all breathlessly talking about trump, russia, collusion. hysteria breaking out every night. they were acting like it was the worst scandal in american history. meanwhile, there are so many prominent democrats and former obama officials -- in spite of all this -- they were saying there's smoke but no fire. for a year, no evidence. but thousands of hours of television coverage. we knew by listening that it was never true.
>> there's a lot of smoke. we have no smoking gun at at ts point. >> sean: see that? despite the destroy-trump-media and their desperate attempt with no evidence, they did not stop breathlessly, hysterically reporting these lies. the so-called "trump-russia" collusion. a criminal investigation for dealing with a foreign adversary. there is a smell of treason in the air. >> you told "the washington post" that there is a smell of treason in the air. when it comes to this investigation. >> a lot of people are afraid to use the t word, treason. in the end, that's what people are investigating. >> the republican party is actively shielding this treasonous, michael megalomani. >> perhaps treasonous activities. >> sean: one of the most important things, sadly we concluded that the media and the democrats in this country --
their attacks were purely, purely political. the number one of the truth. we have real evidence the fbi uncovered a russian plot -- we have real evidence. bribery, extortion, blackmail, money laundering, racketeering. they knew in 2009. one year before hillary clinton and obama administration approved this corrupt uranium one deal. what we've learned this week is that the fbi, the department of justice, all new in 2009 that this was happening inside our country. they did nothing to stop it. the same democrats come at the same media outlets that were screaming bought a murder for a year, lying to you every day about donald trump, i getting next tos story. keep in mind we have an fbi informant in this case who infiltrated this putin network right here in america. he has evidence, emails, personal recordings. documents. insider knowledge of all this. that america's national security
that would know the truth. the wikileaks founder, julian assange. he's the one individual the post of the information about the dnc emails. no one ever took the time to do what we did, and talk to julian assange. i talked to him on air five times. because they knew what his answer would be and they did not like it. he was telling us again and again, it was never russia. it was never a state party. all these scandals and the ensuing coverups add to what i'm telling you now is the biggest betrayal of view, the american people, that i can think of in my lifetime. the american people have not been regularly lied to. if you've been misinformed. you can propagandized by a political party, and in abusively biased liberal media that have literally no interest in helping the people of this country or telling you the truth. to them, everything obviously is about politics and advancing the
really? hillary has such a great track record of telling the truth. the current dnc chairman as running as far away as he can. claiming he knew nothing about it. disgraced former dnc chairman, debbie wasserman saltz says he she has no idea what was going on. john podesta told congress he wasn't aware of any of these payments. nobody knows nothing. how is it possible that over $9 million went out the door and people in charge had no idea that money was being spent? so many democrats regurgitated the lies just like the media. speaker of the house paul ryan announced that the fbi will cooperate with the house document request about this dossier. this is a huge development and we will be following that closely. also fox news has learned that congressional hearings with the fbi informant who is the key witness in this russian bribery scheme, will also be with the chairman and ranking members of the committees only.
fox news has also been told that senate judiciary committee chairman, senator chuck grassley, he rightly is pushing for public hearings with the fbi informant. we have to remember that in each of these scandals, laws were broken. fox news legal analyst gregg jarrett has put together a list for us. take a look at the side of your screen. these are all the laws that were potentially broken by the clinton campaign and the dnc and the fake news dossier scandal. there's the uranium one scandal. gregg jarrett back at work. federal statutes involving crimes like bribery, mail fraud, wire fraud. racketeering. beyond serious stuff. this is "go to jail" type of things. the clinton email scandal. they are now up on the side of your screen. house committees are looking into how the fbi and the department of justice during the obama administration handled these issues and for good reason. james comey led hillary clinton
off the hook despite the overwhelming amount of evidence of wrongdoing. with all this new information, the big question tonight is who knew what and when? with a uranium one the fbi had mountains of evidence of russian bribery. did president obama know about this? was it in president obama's daily presidential briefings? that might have been told to the lawyer of the fbi informant. what it hillary clinton know and when did she know? did she know her husband, bill clinton, was being paid double his speaking fees for a speech in moscow? did she know bill asked for permission while in moscow to meet with russian nuclear officials? did she know eventually bill met with putin during the trip and advocated? he advocated that the uranium one deal be done and also was paid by a bank that had a financial interest in uranium one. how could both of them, obama and clinton, everything -- ever -- it's a good idea to give
20% of america's uranium to vladimir putin? by the way, that's a foundational material for nuclear weapons. we need to hear from key obama administration officials. for example, eric holder. what did he know and when did he know it? he was in charge of the doj. did he know about the evidence of putin's network right here inside the united states quest to mark all the crimes being committed in 2009, before this uranium one deal was approved i. eric holder and hillary clinton were part of the committee signed off on this deal, personally. eric holder did and hillary did. there's robert mueller. the fbi director back in 2009. how inconceivable is it that he did did not know russian operatives were in our country? trying to break into the uranium market on behalf of vladimir? how could he possibly oversee any investigation into any russian collusion? next we have rod rosenstein.
specifically by the obama irs because of their political ideology. the settlement includes payouts to several key party groups and an official apology from the irs which now means their actions during the obama years was wrong. the irs targeting people you don't like or agree with? much of this irs weaponization occurred while many of these tea party groups were in the critical and initial stages of forming a resistance to the policies of obama. that stopped them dead in their tracks. many were prevented from organizing and instead were spending all their time, all their resources and money to combat persecution from a politically inspired irs. okay, the apology and settlement settlement? a day late and a dollar short.
ultimately, the democrats get everything they wanted. the tea party became distracted and ultimately fractured and obama was reelected for a second term in 2012. we have so much new information tonight. joining us now from the american center for law and justice and of courts one of the presidents councils -- jay sekulow and fox news legal analyst, gregg jarrett, jay, you need take take a victory lap. you love this case and the irs. they did weaponize the irs and turn them against anybody that was conservative, tea party -- a big win but obama also got what he wanted. >> look, it took three and half years of litigation to get tyler. our team did a fantastic job of litigating this. it's an acknowledgment of wrongdoing but also a complete change of policies. there will be an order signed by the court in the next week. meaning that the policies will go forward and they will not be
able to do what they did which is violate the first amendment. whether you are right, left, or center. the idea that the government would target somebody by the name of the organization violates the fundamental aspects of freedom of speech. we now have an agreement with that. it's a good day for our clients but it was three and a half years. a lot of those groups were not able to continue to advocate. it wasn't just tea party groups. there were groups -- just because of the name they had in their organization, they were targeted for this. beyond the pale. the end result -- >> sean: i was in atlanta in 2010. massive crowds that were energized. they wanted to oppose obama's policies. they got stopped in their tracks. >> we got a result but the harm was done. no question. i'm glad the case is over.
glad it was resolved and i'm glad the government took responsibility. glad general sessions signed -- moved this forward. he issued a statement today. at the end of the day, three and a half years of litigation to defend a fundamental right of the first amendment. it should have never happened in the first place. >> sean: you are -- i love the fact that you are so organized as a lawyer. here are all the laws in this case. you are a great partner to have on the show. laws potentially broken into uranium one deal. let's put it up on the screen so our audience can understand it. we sold out national security. >> the first six statutes on the screen are the pay to play statutes. you cannot use your public office -- in exchange for money. the evidence appears to be there. because she used her charity,
allegedly, that would be racketeering, the government goes after organized crime and the mafia for that. >> sean: okay. for all of these statutes, these are real crimes. i keep saying you can't have a two-tiered justice system. mishandled, destroyed classified top secret special access program information. all of these issues involving the kickbacks, paybacks, pay to play. how do they get away with it and do you think they slide? >> they are escape artist that would make houdini proud. >> sean: [laughs] >> whenever they are caught dangling their feet over the edge of illegality, they usually dummy up. hillary clinton -- she said 39 times "i cannot recall." it was so short because she could only recall her name and date of birth. she pretends she's dumber than a
bucket of hair when it serves her purpose and the brightest person in the room when it helps her. >> sean: let's go to the dossier crimes. let's put them up on the screen. this dossier is getting -- the paid $9 million. >> right, you can't paid millions of dollars to foreign nationals because that's against the federal election law, as you can see here. you can't hide it by filing false or misleading reports. i've been hearing democrats say those are just civil penalties. they are not. the government produces a book. 319 pages outline the federal election laws and all those who have been criminally prosecuted had ended up in prison. >> sean: and quickly. thankfully, the email scandal -- they've got this. >> the espionage act. to count that work tortured and twisted by james comey. and removing classified
materials. destroying 33,000 documents. >> sean: death obstruction. >> yeah. >> sean: subpoenaed documents. >> by congress. >> sean: jay, let me go back to you. when you look at uranium one, you look at the russian dossier. here's my question and where my mind goes. the dossier -- the of the former mi6 guy, fusion gps. and then i've got to wonder, without the information that sara carter and john solomon reported that there were fi sa warrants? wow, could they have used phony russian propaganda? >> let me tell you something, if, in fact, the dossier was a basis for why and fifa warrant was issued, you are talking about going to court and
that resulted in that, probably. >> sean: >> the fbi has become s all-powerful renegade deep state agency. they covered up the dossier information and the uranium one information. >> sean: that includes mealy and rosenstein and comey? >> and andrew wiseman. all four are on this trump russia investigation and they are so compromised that they need to start answering questions before congress. >> sean: we think you both we thank you both. we have more coming up, stay with us. that's it. so rich. i love it. that's why you should be a keurig man! full-bodied. are you sure you're describing the coffee and not me?
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>> if there was anyone that was colluding with the russians to influence the election, look no further than the clintons and the dnc. this is hypocrisy at its highest level and i think it may be a new low in american politics. everything the clinton campaign and the dnc were accusing this president of doing, over the past year they were actually doing themselves that turns out. i think this is a major scandal for the democrats. >> sean: everything they were accusing the white house of, they were guilty of on steroids and human growth hormones. that was sarah sanders.
during the 2016 president all election, joining us now is john solomon and sara carter in the attorney representing this all-important fbi informant, victoria toensing is with us. before we get everyone through action, we out to the american law firm. "the assertions in the piece published in circa are false and unfounded. sara, i want to get your response to that, first. >> i prepared a response to that. i emphasized that there was no relation between their lobbying and consulting efforts the russian nuclear company. that's what they stated in our story. in their in-kind work for the global clinton initiative.
their work was unrelated to the acquisition of uranium one which is what they claimed. by their parent company and client. i laid out the facts. i stand by the integrity of the story and i will continue to follow the developments wherever they lead. that's my job. stating the facts and wherever they lead, we will go. >> sean: victoria, you are representing the client that knew fbi -- how many years was he involved in looking into this effort by putin and russia to infiltrate the american uranium market? >> from 2009 to 2014 when they finally indicted the individual. >> sean: in 2009, he had, according to reports of john and sara, he had documents, emails, his own personal experience and even recorded conversations. is that true? >> yes, the fbi recorded conversations. he has records of those but they
took them back. my latest request i want to tell you -- from the congressional committee, a letter of preservation to the fbi, for all the evidence they accumulated in these cases. the menu political maneuvers they do, the legal request you e when they alert somebody that there may be an adversarial party, you say you keep all the evidence. to destroy it is obstruction. >> sean: wow. how soon do you think we will be hearing from this all-important client of yours? >> that's a really good question. people need to understand the process. right now he's putting together and organizing all of his documents. it will take a couple of weeks. we will prepare and we will be very organized and how we get together a presentation. then we will meet with committee staff. it will be low key and not in
the public. there will be an introduction into my client and the congressional committee to see what there is. >> sean: john, let me go to your reporting and sara is reporting. she will present evidence that he knew in 2009. bribery, kickbacks, extortion, money laundering, racketeering. if you knew that in 2009, i think it would be dumb under any circumstances to give putin, a hostile actor and bad guy, 20% of our uranium. knowing all of this, how could anybody logically make that decision? it doesn't make sense on paper. moneywise, it doesn't make sense. >> there are four decisions that ultimately occurred in the obama administration from the time the obama informant found the information and when the charges
were finally brought in 2014. four very lucrative decisions. the phrase we know about is uranium one, it's been written about a lot. and then a commercial agreement. a u.s.-russia civil cooperation agreement. it opened up a lot more dialogue between the united states and russia. the third was approval of a deal. opening the door to do direct business. big nuclear company. all these things are going on. on the face they may seem fine to people unless you know the company involved in it is engaged in this wrongdoing. that's what's great concern to this congress. >> sean: sara, with your reporting too. what have we learned? this was designed by vladimir putin. he had eight agents in this country. using all this illegal activity
to get what john is describing. >> yes, he wanted to penetrate the american market. not only was he searching for a global marketplace, he specifically wanted to penetrate the american market. that's what he did. i think as victoria, through her client, will begin to unravel -- possibly some of these threads we will see a lot more. it wasn't just in 2009 when the client began to work undercover. but previous to 2009, the fbi had gathered enough evidence to show it was happening either before 2009, this was a long and well thought methodical plan by vladimir putin to penetrate the u.s. market and i think as information continues to develop, we will unravel those pieces of those threads for the american public. >> sean: victoria, i know you have to protect your client and i don't want you to step outside and i know you wouldn't in any way. was he aghast knowing what he
knows, in spite of all that he knew what was happening? >> he was furious when the cfius decision was made. he asked the people, the fbi, what is going on? why are they doing this? >> sean: and i got slacked with an nda and then got slapped with an nda. >> just as frustrated as my client. he said politics. >> sean: at wow. >> he he said politics. >> sean: a powerful statement. what can we expect next, john? >> a lot of activity that has to go on in these criminal investigations. we remembered the destruction of evidence. the blackberries being smashed with hammers and things being erased. these committees are going to put out subpoenas or orders. to make sure like the dossier
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>> don't you think it was a little bit important for congress to know back in january, when we were first briefed on this russian dossier that it was actually paid for by the opposition party? the people that made the russians successful are the democrats. the people that have continued this nonsense over and over and over again, looking for russians behind every tree. >> sean: avenue and is giving the thoughts on the fake news. devin nunes. only one of the scandals now surrounding the entire democratic party. hillary clinton, the media, the other of course being the uranium one deal, involving allegations of bribery and kickbacks and all sorts of other things. joining us now, he was the first person to expose the uranium one issue. the author of the number one "new york times" best seller, "clinton cash." peter schweizer. is it worse than what you do at the time?
we already have this case of pressure and after he got this concession, he gave $30 million to the clinton foundation. >> sean: through latvia or some other place? russia paying the clinton foundation? we know there's money laundering. >> that comes later. that's part of the current scandal that i think the witness will scan testify to. the point is we already have testimony from foreign government officials that there was pressure. we know he said his first donation ever was $30 million to the clinton foundation. it took off from there. when hillary clinton says in 2010 a couple years later that uranium one, i didn't know anything about it? she was intimately involved with this company over the last five years. we have testimony of foreign
officials saying so. >> sean: let me bring in sebastian gorka. i meant to introduce you but i got ahead of myself, and i often do. dr. gorka, i want to look big picture here. i thought sarah sanders said this well and i say it a step further. everything that they tried to say about donald trump in his campaign, they are guilty of. i will add on steroids and human growth hormones. that they sold out america's security in this case. give me the big picture take away. because now the media has gone silent on russia, virtually silent. >> here's the big picture take away, sean. for more than a year, the fake news industrial complex and the democrats and hillary and podesta and ben rhodes have been slinging filth against the president and against his team. none of it has stock but in the last week, we've had an
explosion of scandals that all are true and all go back to the dnc and to hillary. you have to do a massive service because it's you, sara, solomon. peter. that's it. it's just you. there is the uranium one deal. that's treasonous. we have to do that. the dossier which is about russian different generation dg used to slander trump and i'm certainly there's james comey using that disinformation and a trigger being used to investigate the president. and then there is fusion gps. how many stories are out there that are fake, that came from moscow and were peddled by fusion gps? four scandals in one week, sean.
>> sean: the russians infiltrated our national security to corner the uranium market and they succeeded and they knew all the crimes that were committed. >> if this had happened in the 1950s, there would be people up on treason charges right now. the rosenbergs, okay? this is equivalent to what the rosenbergs did and those people got the chair. think about it. giving away nuclear capabilities to our enemies, that's what we are talking about. >> sean: last word. our friend, peter. >> it will be amazing and important for that information to be preserved by the fbi. this eyewitness needs to be protected. i think we're going to see a lot more coming out on clinton pay to play. i think gregg jarrett is right. major problems with the clintons when it comes to violating federal law. >> sean: i've got to tell you, the most unbelievable. if it was a novel, i would not believe it. it takes you that far.
selling out national security. then literally using russian lies to influence the election. propagandizing the american people. you people are amazing. we thank you both. laura ingraham. i think she supposed to have a show here at fox. where is she? she's joining us next, straight ahead. and safe driver, that help them save on their car insurance. any questions? -yeah. -how do you go to the bathroom? great. any insurance-related questions? -mm-hmm. -do you have a girlfriend? uh, i'm actually focusing on my career right now, saving people nearly $600 when they switch, so... where's your belly button? [ sighs ] i've got to start booking better gigs.
>> sean: as we continue, joining us now with reaction to all these scandals surrounding hillary clinton, the democrats, and those lives, yeah, russians impacting an election. ice assumed the year is 2020 and she will be the host of the fox news show "the ingram angle." >> monday! >> sean: i know you are number one on the new york best-sellers list. here's the problem, we are waiting. when do we get the "ingram angle?" >> in my office across the hall. we've got the staplers. just as soon as the stapler -- >> sean: throwing pencil darts at my head. thank you, very much.
i just can't get over how they used russian lies to influence the election. and now everyone's gone silent on russia. we've been saying this is going to boomerang back. never mind they knew putin had infiltrated the country and everyone acknowledged -- the fbi, eric holder, the president probably had it. obama and his presidential daily briefings. i cannot believe the degree of hypocrisy, lying. they put this country in danger. >> going back to the '90s, i had a flashback of all the dirty politicking and campaigning, the use of private investigators the clintons do utilized back in the '90s. remember the guy carrie linzer? she was going through people's garbage. this is what they've always
done. now they've taken it to an international intrigue degree involving the former soviet union. when you have a kremlin written dossier that is compiled by.christopher steele fellow, he puts it altogether. all the fake details are provided by russia. the idea that the highest level of the clinton campaign and perhaps even hillary herself did not know about it? did not know where it came from? that doesn't pass the straight face test. i guess we have to hear from mrs. clinton. i want a real interview with her. not a favorable journalist. she should come on and talk to a serious journalist about what she knew. >> sean: laura, that's never going to happen. >> well, she's afraid. >> sean: she's compromised. she was lashing out at me and fox news channel by name just earlier this week. i want to get your take on
could be used for nuclear weapons, nuclear power, do you think that's a good idea?" 10 out of 10, maybe nine if you consider a drunk guy on the street -- >> sean: or liberal joe scarborough. he doesn't have a brain. what you have here -- they knew vladimir putin had infiltrated the country. had spies in the country. was doing illegal activities in the country. and they all approved it anyway. and then the money comes back. i don't understand -- i can at least understand liberal logic. there's nothing here that makes any sense except that they sold out the country, a massive appeasement mentality. and they are corrupt. >> it is corrupt to the core. perhaps other financial interests that we don't know, i think there's a lot that we just
don't know. there are a lot of pieces to this puzzle, sean. that we still don't know. we did not have a justice department that really wanted to be transparent in the way they handled this case. a case that has many different aspects to it. they did not want an informant to testify to congress. there was no real congressional oversight in this deal. again, on its face is ludicrous we ever would have approved it. just on its face but the fact that they are a accusing trumpf all this? that's what truly makes americans tuned into this really sick. >> sean: congrats on your new book. are you showing up to work on monday or is this just a big joke? i'm never seen you sign a contract or show to work. >> may be the week after. i'm just doing a very zen approach to show. breathing exercises. >> sean: you are like
o'reilly. while riley didn't show up for work but he had been working here for 20 years. >> [laughs] that's a low blow. i'm working hard across this office on my desk. >> sean: monday, we will see you monday. >> am i going to pass? >> sean: brian kilmeade will fulfill him because he is on every other hour of the day. "the ingraham angle starts on monday. we hope you will be watching. we will continue. but it can only last if you and i choose to act as people of character. forging character has been the pursuit of hillsdale college since 1844. ♪
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